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Physics of Sound

Physics of Sound: Harmonics and The Unified Theory

Brian Greene explains how music can be used to describe String Theory, what some physicists have conjectured may be the answer to finding Einstein's Unified Theory.

May 21st, 2009 | 20 comments

Physics of Sound: Intervals and Harmonics

Brian Greene explains how the harmonies and relationships you hear between notes can all be broken down mathematically.

May 21st, 2009 | 8 comments

Physics of Sound: The Equations of Sound

Brian Greene explains the basic equations that govern all sound, those of simple harmonic motion.

May 21st, 2009 | 3 comments

Physics of Sound: All Music Comes From Vibrations

Scientist Brian Green explains how all music and sound comes from minuscule vibrations and how our brain decodes these vibrations to perceive sound.

May 21st, 2009 | 3 comments

Physics of Sound: Daniel Barenboim on the Duration of Notes

Daniel Barenboim explains the importance of the time notes are sustained and also the accompanying duration of silence in musicality.

May 20th, 2009 | 14 comments

Performance: The Many Sounds of the Violin

Daniel Bernard Roumain demonstrates the many sounds the violin can imitate for a group of students.

May 20th, 2009 | 9 comments

Physics of Sound: Cellist Michael Fitzpatrick on Vibrations

Michael Fitzpatrick uses a composition performed on his cello to explain the nature of vibrations and frequency.

May 20th, 2009 | 18 comments

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